Muscatine, IA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
42,703
0.434% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
38.2
0.262% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
9.58%
0.527% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$60,435
3.39% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$135,400
3.75% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Muscatine, IA had a population of 42.7k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $60,435. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Muscatine, IA declined from 42,889 to 42,703, a −0.434% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,453 to $60,435, a 3.39% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Muscatine, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.4%), White (Hispanic) (12.5%), Other (Hispanic) (3.52%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.34%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2%).

None of the households in Muscatine, IA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.4% of the residents in Muscatine, IA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Muscatine, IA was $135,400, and the homeownership rate was 74.4%.

Most people in Muscatine, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Muscatine, IA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Muscatine, IA is home to a population of 42.7k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.86% of Muscatine, IA residents were born outside of the country (2.93k people).

In 2020, there were 6.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.6k people) in Muscatine, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.36k White (Hispanic) and 1.5k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.4%
2020 Citizenship
96.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.4% of Muscatine, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Muscatine, IA was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Muscatine, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    32.6k ± 134
  2. White (Hispanic)
    5.36k ± 418
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    1.5k ± 365
18.1%
Hispanic Population
7.74k people

In 2020, there were 6.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.6k people) in Muscatine, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.36k White (Hispanic) and 1.5k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.1% of the people in Muscatine, IA are hispanic (7.74k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

6.86%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.93k people
6.46%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.77k people

As of 2020, 6.86% of Muscatine, IA residents (2.93k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Muscatine, IA was 6.46%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    839 ± 152
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    203 ± 99
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    188 ± 95

Muscatine, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Muscatine, IA employs 21.3k people. The largest industries in Muscatine, IA are Manufacturing (6,550 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,651 people), and Educational Services (1,962 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($127,902), Wholesale Trade ($61,188), and Utilities ($59,821).

Occupations

21.3k
2020 Value
± 996
−1.29%
1 Year decline
± 6.48%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Muscatine, IA declined at a rate of −1.29%, from 21.6k employees to 21.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Muscatine, IA, are Production Occupations (3,072 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,206 people), and Management Occupations (1,973 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Muscatine, IA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

21.3k
2020 Value
± 996
−1.29%
1 Year decline
± 6.48%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Muscatine, IA declined at a rate of −1.29%, from 21.6k employees to 21.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Muscatine, IA, are Manufacturing (6,550 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,651 people), and Educational Services (1,962 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Muscatine, IA, though some of these residents may live in Muscatine, IA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,564
Median earning men ± $2,881
$30,217
Median earning women ± $1,788

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($69,545), Public Administration ($57,039), and Construction ($52,528).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,188), Public Administration ($43,864), and Manufacturing ($38,327).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Iowa. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Iowa.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 268
    Manufacturing
  2. 266
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 240
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Iowa to other states, or from other states to Iowa.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $20.9B
  2. $19.9B
  3. $18.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Iowa product (by dollars) was Machinery with $20.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($19.9B) and Meat/seafood ($18.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Iowa products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$262B
2020 Value in Iowa
$518B
Projected 2050 Value in Iowa
97.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Iowa trade was $262B. This is expected to increase 97.9% to $518B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Iowa trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Iowa to other states, or from other states to Iowa.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $23.7B
  2. $16.5B
  3. $11.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Iowa domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $23.7B, followed by Minnesota with $16.5B and Texas and $11.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Iowa shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst are the senators currently representing the state of Iowa. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Iowa is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Iowa

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Chuck Grassley
Senator from Iowa3
Assumed office on January 3, 1981
Joni Ernst
Senator from Iowa2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst are the senators currently representing Iowa.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Iowa over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Iowa

Iowa is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Iowa have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.541% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.593% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (734k), Some college (566k), and Bachelors Degree (451k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Muscatine, IA was $135,400 in 2020, which is 0.589 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $130,500 to $135,400, a 3.75% increase. The homeownership rate in Muscatine, IA is 74.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Muscatine, IA have an average commute time of 18.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Muscatine, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Muscatine, IA is $60,435. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Muscatine, IA was Dallas County, IA with a value of $88,368, followed by Warren County, IA and Mills County, IA, with respective values of $80,309 and $75,137.

Property

$135,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,799
$12,304
Median Property Taxes
±$692

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Muscatine, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Muscatine, IA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

74.4%
Homeownership
2020
60.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 74.4% of the housing units in Muscatine, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Muscatine, IA was Dallas County, IA with a value of $88,368, followed by Warren County, IA and Mills County, IA, with respective values of $80,309 and $75,137.

The following map shows all of the counties in Muscatine, IA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$60,435
Median Household Income
± $3,574
16.5k
Number of Households
± 838

In 2020, the median household income of the 16.5k households in Muscatine, IA grew to $60,435 from the previous year's value of $58,453.

The following chart displays the households in Muscatine, IA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Muscatine, IA is from Iowa.
0.438
2020 Wage GINI in Iowa
0.442
2019 Wage GINI in Iowa

In 2020, the income inequality in Iowa was 0.438 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.914% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Iowa was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Iowa in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Iowa across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85.9%)
  2. Carpooled (6.84%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.23%)

In 2020, 85.9% of workers in Muscatine, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.84%) and those who worked at home (4.23%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

18.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Muscatine, IA have a shorter commute time (18.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.07% of the workforce in Muscatine, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Muscatine, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Muscatine, IA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.58% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Muscatine, IA (4.02k out of 41.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 12 - 14.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Muscatine, IA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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96.2% of the population of Muscatine, IA has health coverage, with 56% on employee plans, 16.9% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 0.853% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Iowa was $8,200 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,806).

Primary care physicians in Iowa see 1357 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.09% decrease from the previous year (1372 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1452 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 607 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Iowa, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,357 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Iowa

Primary care physicians in Iowa see an average of 1,357 patients per year. This represents a 1.09% decrease from the previous year (1,372 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Iowa in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Iowa across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.6% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.84%
Uninsured
56%
Employer Coverage
16.9%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
0.853%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Muscatine, IA grew by 1.24% from 3.79% to 3.84%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Muscatine, IA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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